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UK e-Health Week 2017 themes

Hosted by HIMSS UK, the UK e-Health Week 2017 programme was developed in partnership with BCS - the Chartered Institute for IT, and with the support of NHS England and NHS Digital.

With an overall focus of using data, IT and tech to transform health and care; a strong agenda guided delegates through inspiring plenary discussions, informative workshops and practical tutorials.

Key themes for 2017

UK e-Health Week 2017 tackled the challenges and opportunities in healthcare IT, including:

A digital NHS

UK e-Health Week scrutinised the plans and roadmaps that NHS England and NHS Digital are putting into place to make the NHS paper free, including:

  • A strong focus on the Global Digital Exemplars - internationally recognised NHS Trusts delivering exceptional care and efficiency through the use of world-class digital technology and information flows

  • Cyber security

  • Interoperability

  • Driving digital maturity

  • The new Digital Delivery Board

Leadership and culture

The Wachter Review identifies CIOs and CCIOs as the key professional group to lead the NHS to a paper free future. UK e-Health week explored:

  • The new challenges facing healthcare IT leaders

  • Emerging new customer profile and voice

  • How we put the patient at the centre of everything and leave no one behind

  • The new NHS Digital Academy

Global success: learn from the best

UK e-Health Week looked at the countries, regions, cities and hospitals that use IT to transform the way they deliver healthcare. Delegates heard from the people who’ve brought in whole system change, discovered what the Global Digital Exemplar sites have planned and debated the future of population health.

 


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